League lowdown: Brentford

League lowdown: Brentford

We look at our 2019/20 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.


Name: Brentford


Nickname: The Bees


Founded: 1889


Stadium: Griffin Park


Stadium capacity: 12,763


Distance from Elland Road: 195 miles


Manager/head coach: Thomas Frank


2018/19 league position: 11th (Sky Bet Championship)


2018/19 top league goal scorer: Neal Maupay (26)


2018/19 average league attendance: 10,257


2019/20 Championship title odds: 16/1

2019/20 Championship relegation odds: 16/1

Previous encounters: 38


Leeds United wins: 13


Draws: 13


Brentford wins: 12


Last time at home: Leeds United 1 (Jansson 88) Brentford 1 (Maupay pen 62) –Saturday 6th October 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)


Last time away: Brentford 2 (Maupay 45, Canos 62) Leeds United 0 – Monday 22nd April 2019 (Sky Bet Championship)


Did you know: Griffin Park the only English league football ground to have a pub on each corner- The Royal Oak, The Princess Royal, The New Inn and The Griffin.


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Check out highlights from our match with Brentford at Elland Road last season: